Breaking News: Koray Aldemir Wins the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event

Koray Aldemir 2021 WSOP Main Event

German-born Koray Aldemir won the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event. Aldemir won $8 million as his 1st place prize.

The 31-year old poker pro defeated American George Holmes heads-up to win the WSOP Main Event. Aldemir won on the 223rd hand in the showdown with Holmes. He won the hand with two pairs (10s and 7s) against Holmes’ pair of Kings. Holmes won $4.3 million for his runner-up finish.

Here’s the final table at the 2021 World Series of Poker Main Event, along with each player’s finish and prize money.

1st Koray Aldemir Germany $8,000,000
2nd George Holmes United States $4,300,000
3rd Jack Oliver United Kingdom $3,000,000
4th Joshua Remitio United States $2,300,000
5th Ozgur Secilmis Turkey $1,800,000
6th Hye Park United States $1,400,000
7th Alejandro Lococo Argentina $1,225,000
8th Jareth East United Kingdom $1,100,000
9th Chase Bianchi United States $1,000,000


Keep reading GTO News for more details about Mr. Aldemir’s huge win.